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Another random CSA ingredient...celery root?? Most of the recipes I found are puréed but I want to be more interesting with it!

asked by Eugenia,Allen about 4 years ago
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Kristy Mucci

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added about 4 years ago

This salad is great and calls for celery root! http://www.food52.com/recipes...

You can also make a celery root remoulade. Easy and tasty.


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added about 4 years ago

Scalloped is good! http://www.food52.com/recipes...

added about 4 years ago

It is the secret ingredient in the best chicken stock I have ever tasted. Add it, peeled and cut into rough chunks, along with the carrots and onions when making stock. Sublime.

added about 4 years ago

I use in in many soups and stocks.I shred it in the food processor and toss it in towards the middle of the cooking cycle. Could also go into any stew, spaghetti sauce or anything you would put celery into.

added about 4 years ago

Lucky you! Celery root is the greatest vegetable ever. Raw in remoulade or shaved in a salad, sliced for a gratin (with or without potatoes), puréed in soup or just mashed... However you decide to use it, make sure to save the cleaned peels for stock. Super delicious.

added about 4 years ago

In case you missed it, check this out -- just posted by Amanda and Merrill: http://www.food52.com/blog...

And you ARE lucky! As the Italians might say, "Ugly But Good!"

added about 4 years ago

Sliced in a gratin or pureed in soup---delicious. Also, try sneaking some in with the potatoes when making mashed potatoes. It also keeps very well in a cool place.

added about 4 years ago

Julienned, then steamed and sauced with a remoulade - classic. Easy sauce could be mustard mixed with yogurt and a fresh herb. Lovely side dish. I also love it pureed in soup served in tea cups with a shot of maple syrup and vinegar in the bottom of the cup.

added about 4 years ago

Dauphinoise potatoes, but with some layers of celeriac added in is excellent!